White Officers and Black Troops, 1863-1865

Author:
D'Entremont, John Philip, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Flatt, J., University of Virginia
Abstract:

This paper discusses the commissioning of Black Troops in American History and the Shaw memorial and examines the backgrounds and assumptions of certain white officers who commanded black troops, and the backgrounds and assumptions of the black troops.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
History, United States, African American troops, Civil War, 1861-1865
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1974/08